Fiji Time: 4:45 AM on Sunday 20 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Reviving sports

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, January 10, 2014

IN a bid to boost sports development in Nadi, some sporting enthusiasts have formed the Nadi Sports Council to help revive the interest of sports in the Western Division.

Headed by former Suva soccer rep John Grey, the council has been formed by former well known sportsmen and sports administrators of Nadi.

The aim is to give back to sports and the community the wealth of knowledge and experience they have gained from it.

Grey said their ultimate goal was to promote sports and recreation as the forefront to creating healthy families and societies.

"The need to set up youth and junior organised sports and to promote parental participation is necessary," he said in a statement.

"As the alternative norm of indoor computer games and internet, that currently engulfs children's time, is not an option for healthy living."

Fiji National Sports Commission chairman Peter Mazey welcomed the concept. "It's a good idea. It's great to see they get out there and promote sports. It's only good for us, we are there to develop the sports," Mazey said.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63320.6142
JPY 55.309152.3091
GBP 0.38640.3784
EUR 0.42580.4138
NZD 0.69220.6592
AUD 0.63630.6113
USD 0.50100.4840

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 14th, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Girl, 14, looks after grandma
  2. Naupoto: The face of RFMF
  3. Consensual sex claim
  4. Lanyon is Miss People's Choice
  5. Korovulavula crowned Vodafone Hibiscus charity queen
  6. Bus catches fire
  7. Mr Lamasi is Vodafone Hibiscus King 2017
  8. Fiji faces challenge, loses meteorologists
  9. University opens new institute
  10. State rating

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian dies in crash after fleeing crime scene Tuesday (15 Aug)
  2. Couple ties knot on REACH mobile bus Sunday (13 Aug)
  3. Man 'run over' by car Tuesday (15 Aug)
  4. Hope in the darkest hour Thursday (17 Aug)
  5. The leaping point Monday (14 Aug)
  6. Man stabs duo Wednesday (16 Aug)
  7. Mysterious calls after the murder Tuesday (15 Aug)
  8. Nawai stops Tabuarua in the first round Monday (14 Aug)
  9. Surprise hailstorm Thursday (17 Aug)
  10. Retirement age, salary on agenda Wednesday (16 Aug)